A wide range of broadleaved tree species.
Coniferous tree species.
Usually found at and around the base of standing trees though on fallen trees and tree parts it may fruit along the stem.
Annual cap. Usually found fruiting in dense clusters. Upper cap surface a sulphur yellow with a darker centre and dome-shaped. Gills begin light yellow but turn dark grey-brown from spore. Stem yellow.
Armillaria spp. (become much larger and have white spore).
Considered saprotrophic. Attributed to a white rot of the wood substrate. On living trees, presence may indicate physiological decline and/or root damage.